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Jahlil Okafor

 (Brad Penner)
(Brad Penner)

Jahlil Okafor and the Nets both agree that he shouldn't be out on the court until his conditioning improves. 

Okafor isn't in game shape after playing just 25 minutes all season for the Sixers before being traded to the Nets. The center has played in just one of his five games since joining Brooklyn, where he totaled 10 points in 22 minutes. However, his stamina was an obvious hindrance to his performance, prompting the team to work with him to get back in shape. 

There is no timetable for his return to the hardwood, but Okafor believes it wouldn't be good for the team if he was playing at the moment. 

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Adam Zagoria and Josh Newman dish out an all-new episode of The 4 Quarters Podcast, covering college hoops, recruiting, and the NBA for SNY.tv. First up, Villanova coach Jay Wright joins the show to talk about the Wildcats and the Big East. Then, Blair Academy coach Joe Mantegna calls in to talk about Matt Turner, Deng Gak, and Kodye Pugh. Later, Adam and Josh examine the chaos surrounding Jahlil Okafor in Philly, and take an early look at the candidates for College Player of the Year.

1st Quarter: Jay Wright (01:45)

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NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia 76ers have suspended embattled rookie center Jahlil Okafor for two games in the wake of multiple off-court incidents, including the emergence of a second videotaped fight outside a club in Boston one night last week.

Okafor was reportedly being taunted by fans in Boston and responded by fighting, with TMZ catching both incidents on video. In the latest video, Okafor is seen throwing punches at a heckler and a melee ensues in the street. A man gets knocked to the ground, leaving him with cuts on his face, although it's unclear who knocked him down. The second video did not become public until Wednesday, hours after the Sixers beat the Lakers for their first win of the season and hours before they were to meet the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. In another incident in October, a man reportedly pulled a gun on Okafor at a club in Philadelphia. Three weeks ago, Okafor was also reportedly stopped for driving 108-mph over the Ben Franklin Bridge.

"Jahlil is a very important part of our organization and our future. While we are disappointed with his recent actions, we have faith in him as a valued member of the Sixers," the 76ers statement reads. "We will provide the necessary resources to support him on his journey and will do our part to help him succeed both on and off the court."

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